Indian Angel Network (IAN) is India's first and now world’s largest angel investor network.
IAN has been formed on the ethos of providing early stage businesses with money, mentoring and market access. IAN believes that early stage businesses require more than just money to succeed, they require close mentoring and inputs on strategy as well as execution.
IAN brings together over 450 investors comprising of successful entrepreneurs, CEOs and domain experts across all sectors. IAN members include distinguished investors like Kris Gopalakrishnan, Sanjeev Bikhchandani, Pramod Bhasin, Jerry Rao, Raman Roy, Ajai Chowdhry, Rajiv Luthra, and Sunil Munjal.
With a portfolio of over 135 companies across India and 6 other countries, the Network has met with early successes. Some of its marquee investee companies include WebEngage, Druva, Box8 and Consure.
IAN has also has built good relationships with mainstream VCs like Sequoia Capital, Nexus Venture Partners, Matrix Partners, Tenaya Capital, IDG Ventures, Kalaari Capital, USF and Inventus Capital that have invested in IAN portfolio companies.
With over 11,000 entrepreneurs from across the country including tier 2 and tier 3 cities reaching out to IAN every year, IAN has expanded its operations to Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Bangalore, Hyderabad, and Kolkata. IAN launched its first international operations in London from No. 10 and has several British companies joining the IAN portfolio. IAN has also launched its Israeli operations on the sidelines of PM Modi’s visit in 2017.
IAN has now launched a uniquely differentiated VC Fund of Rs. 350 crore that brings several successful entrepreneurs, industry leads and investors together.